Only Fools And Horses. Image shows from L to R: Rodney (Nicholas Lyndhurst), Del (David Jason), Grandad (Lennard Pearce). Copyright: BBC.

Only Fools And Horses

BBC One sitcom about two market traders. 64 episodes (7 series), 1981 - 2003. Stars David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Buster Merryfield, Lennard Pearce and others.

Series 6, Episode 1 is repeated on Gold today at 8:55am.

Series 2, Episode 7 - A Touch Of Glass

A chance meeting with a member of the aristocracy enables Del to impress with his, previously unknown, knowledge of chandelier repairing. He enlists the help of Rodney and Grandad to get them down...

Further details

Returning from an auction, the Trotters stop to help a woman whose car appears to have broken down.

It turns out she is a posh sort. No less than Lady Ridgemere, wife of Lord Ridgemere who own the Ridgemere Hall Estate.

Having towed the Lady to her stately home, Del overhears that the Lord of the Manor is having trouble with the firm he's hired to clean their chandeliers. He wastes no time in offering the Trotter's services as chandelier cleaners for a mere £350.

With Rodney and Del up ladders, and an old sheet the only thing between the cut-glass chandelier and the floor, it is only natural that Grandad detaches the chandelier from the room behind them.

Del's fast talking excuses are the Trotters' only chance they have of escape!

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 2nd December 1982
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

  1. Wednesday 19th May 2021 at 9:00am on Gold
  2. Wednesday 19th May 2021 at 12:20pm on Gold
  3. Wednesday 19th May 2021 at 7:00pm on Gold

Cast & crew

Regular cast
David Jason Del
Nicholas Lyndhurst Rodney
Lennard Pearce Grandad
Guest cast
Elizabeth Benson Lady Ridgemere
Donald Bisset Wallace
Geoffrey Toone Lord Ridgemere
Writing team
John Sullivan Writer
Production team
Ray Butt Director
Ray Butt Producer
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